Posts Tagged: ChargePoint

ChargePoint Home Review

ChargePoint, the operator of North America’s largest public EV charging network with nearly 25,000 “charging spots”, has developed a new residential charging product called ChargePoint Home. I was given the opportunity to test and review this over the last month, and overall, I’m very impressed. The home-based charger I was provided included a 25 charging foot cord… Read more »

The Electric Vehicle Charging Association, a new trade group for the charging industry

Several prominent firms in the EV charging industry have formed the Electric Vehicle Charging Association (EVCA), a non-profit trade association created to encourage continued innovation in the field, advocate for pro-EV policies, and serve as a resource for information and expertise. The founding members of EVCA are ABM, ChargePoint, Clean Fuel Connection, Envision Solar, EV… Read more »

ChargePoint and Constellation offer EVSE to business with no upfront cost

Network operator ChargePoint has partnered with Constellation, a provider of energy management services, to allow businesses to purchase ChargePoint charging stations – including installation and service – through their existing Constellation electricity or gas supply agreements. Constellation’s Efficiency Made Easy program enables its commercial and industrial supply customers to implement various types of energy efficiency… Read more »

ChargePoint Home residential EV charger goes on sale

ChargePoint is the champion of public charging, with over 23,800 charging spots in North America, and an impressive attach rate among new plug-in vehicle buyers. The company has set its sights on the residential market (Charged discussed the details with CEO Pasquale Romano in our January/February issue), and its new line of ChargePoint Home chargers… Read more »

IES-Synergy connects Keywatt 24 kW DC fast charger to the ChargePoint Network

IES-Synergy has added its latest IES DC Fast Charger to the ChargePoint Network through ChargePoint’s OnRamp program. The company’s Keywatt 24 kW DC SAE Combo fast charger charges at a maximum rate of 100 miles of range per hour, allowing drivers to charge their EVs to 80% in 30 minutes. The ChargePoint Network handles authentication,… Read more »

Los Angeles launches low-income EV car-sharing pilot

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has offered $1.6 million to the city of Los Angeles to set up a pilot EV car-sharing program in disadvantaged communities. The program’s goal is to serve 7,000 residents. The project will fulfill one of the mandates of the Charge Ahead California Initiative, a package of pro-electromobility measures enacted… Read more »

ChargePoint’s home chargers to go on sale this summer, starting at $499

ChargePoint has built an enormous electrical empire since installing its first public charging station in 2009. The company now boasts over 20,000 charging spots in North America, and between 70 and 80 percent of all new plug-in vehicle buyers sign up for an account. Now this champion of charging has set its sights on the… Read more »

Tritium brings its snazzy Veefil DC fast chargers to the US

Australian-based Tritium has signed an exclusive US contract with ChargePoint to install Tritium’s Veefil DC fast charging stations. The shapely Veefil has a power output of 50 kW, and is available with both SAE Combo and CHAdeMO connectors. The Veefil is designed not only to look cool, but to be light and compact. Its polycarbonate… Read more »

ChargePoint’s CEO on the design of its new residential charging station

In January 2009, ChargePoint installed its first charging station in downtown San Jose, California. Five years later, the company is the king of the charging networks and boasts over 20,000 charging spots in North America. The company has a staggeringly high attach rate for new plug-in vehicle drivers. Somewhere between 70 and 80 percent of… Read more »